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by phxplanes
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phx Mesa Gateway Airport Fastest Growing In US
Replies: 25
Views: 4762

RE: Phx Mesa Gateway Airport Fastest Growing In US

Its great to see all the airline growth at Gateway but at the same time its kind of sad. Gateway has been a great <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> airport. There are multiple flight schools and other operators as well as tons of military and government flights that bring in a lot of in...

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by phxplanes
Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Schedule Changes In PHX For Daylight Savings
Replies: 4
Views: 2814

RE: Schedule Changes In PHX For Daylight Savings

I dont know about other airlines but I know at US all they do as adjust the flight schedule by one hour. So a flight that leaves at 8am will then leave at 7am the next day after the time change. All the shifts for the workers also get adjusted so so if your shift is 830 -1230 it would then be 730 - ...

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by phxplanes
Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Colleges
Replies: 51
Views: 4904

RE: Aviation Colleges

The flight program at Arizona State is very good but not well known. The aviation classes you take are well taught. Also you can study Air Traffic Control and Aviation Management. The flight training is great and you also get your training done extremely fast. You can go from no time your freshman y...

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by phxplanes
Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Wang" Noise On Take-off From Jet Engines
Replies: 25
Views: 18916

RE: "Wang" Noise On Take-off From Jet Engines

I thought the blades could not go supersonic because they would loose a lot of efficiency from the turbulent air flow.

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by phxplanes
Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:29 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: View New Photos
Replies: 31
Views: 1195

RE: View New Photos

This really needs to be changed. The old way of having a link right there saying top of all time, 360 days, 180 days etc. was very nice and easy. If I wouldnt have read this post and the screen shot by jorge1812, I would have never clicked on that link. Its confusing and annoying. <TABLE BORDER=0 AL...

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by phxplanes
Mon May 19, 2008 5:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top Aviation Schools
Replies: 35
Views: 35749

RE: Top Aviation Schools

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by phxplanes
Fri May 02, 2008 6:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Carrier - The PBS Series
Replies: 66
Views: 12297

RE: Carrier - The PBS Series

I watched every episode and just like everyone else is saying I thought it was a great series, very interesting. Personally I think everyone in the US should watch it to see what the people in the Navy go through out their.

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by phxplanes
Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With Photo Request From Encana
Replies: 3
Views: 5797

RE: Help With Photo Request From Encana

Should I ask how exactly the photo will be used?

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by phxplanes
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:16 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With Photo Request From Encana
Replies: 3
Views: 5797

Help With Photo Request From Encana

I received an e-mail today asking to use my photo, here is the e-mail. Email: Cara Peterson [cara.[email protected].com] Photo <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym>: 1218486 Hi, we're trying to put together a risk management presentation and liked your photo, can we please use? Tha...

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by phxplanes
Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: PHX Small Doubt.
Replies: 20
Views: 2469

RE: PHX Small Doubt.

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by phxplanes
Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Full Interactive A380 Cockpit Blogpan
Replies: 20
Views: 10093

RE: Full Interactive A380 Cockpit Blogpan

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by phxplanes
Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Full Interactive A380 Cockpit Blogpan
Replies: 20
Views: 10093

RE: Full Interactive A380 Cockpit Blogpan

Where are all the circuit breakers, I see a few up above but usually they have the hole back wall full of them.

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by phxplanes
Fri Jan 11, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejected, Any Chance?
Replies: 3
Views: 2729

RE: Rejected, Any Chance?

Ok I wont waist my time then, thanks for the help.

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by phxplanes
Thu Jan 10, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejected, Any Chance?
Replies: 3
Views: 2729

Rejected, Any Chance?

I had this rejected for soft. Any body think its worth re-editing?

https://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r...ions/big/20071227_dec20sh11201.jpg

Thanks a lot

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by phxplanes
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best 2007 Shot!
Replies: 5
Views: 2485

RE: Best 2007 Shot!

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1293784/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1293784/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/8/7/1293784.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" ></a><br>P...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Pre-screening Of Nightshot
Replies: 9
Views: 3122

RE: Pre-screening Of Nightshot

It looks great to me, I love night shots. Good work

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by phxplanes
Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Making Of Egyptair B738 From A To Z (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 4385

RE: The Making Of Egyptair B738 From A To Z (video)

what an amazing process.

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by phxplanes
Sun Dec 09, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots Perspective. Boeing & Airbus
Replies: 57
Views: 10288

RE: Pilots Perspective. Boeing & Airbus

I just did a report on this very article and topic. I like being able to fly the plane. All this knew technology is amazing but I still like the old fashion way of big steam gauges and the pilot having to do all the work.

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by phxplanes
Sun Dec 09, 2007 12:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: IWA-BIL-DEN-PHX With Allegiant And Frontier + Pics
Replies: 11
Views: 24665

RE: IWA-BIL-DEN-PHX With Allegiant And Frontier + Pics

Great trip report, its nice to finally hear a report from Allegiant and IWA.

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by phxplanes
Fri Nov 30, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old PHX Tower Dismantled
Replies: 10
Views: 3036

RE: Old PHX Tower Dismantled

I showed up to work yesterday and looked over and saw there was no tower cab it was a really weird sight. I didnt know they were getting rid of it, Very sad. Does any one know if they are going to take the whole structure down. I will try to get some pictures of it today but its raining so we will s...

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by phxplanes
Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Issue At PHX?
Replies: 18
Views: 3110

RE: Issue At PHX?

I have no idea if anything was going on but I see them at work all the time with lights on and everything and I always wait for an emergency but it is always just a training mission like everyone said. So most likely you saw them training for something.

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by phxplanes
Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non-Revenue Around The World Trip...Pics!
Replies: 31
Views: 15506

RE: Non-Revenue Around The World Trip...Pics!

That sounds like a great trip and adventure. I have been wanting to do a trip like this for a long time, now I want to even more. What was your favorite airport on your trip.

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by phxplanes
Thu Oct 18, 2007 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do The New Airbus' Sound Like Lawnmowers?
Replies: 52
Views: 19679

RE: Why Do The New Airbus' Sound Like Lawnmowers?

I have always wondered what causes those noises. It sounds like something is grinding inside the engine. It doesnt make it sound like an airplane engine.

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by phxplanes
Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Southwest's Speedy Taxis And Takeoffs
Replies: 101
Views: 18500

RE: Southwest's Speedy Taxis And Takeoffs

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by phxplanes
Sat Sep 29, 2007 4:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Simultaneous Taxi Into Position & Hold On...legal?
Replies: 25
Views: 4553

RE: Simultaneous Taxi Into Position & Hold On...legal?

I got to position and hold behind a P-51 mustang who was holding, that was pretty cool.

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by phxplanes
Sat Sep 29, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Single Engine Taxis Overrated?
Replies: 20
Views: 5943

RE: Single Engine Taxis Overrated?

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by phxplanes
Fri Sep 28, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX To Asia? Any Chance?
Replies: 49
Views: 4256

RE: PHX To Asia? Any Chance?

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by phxplanes
Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet-100 Roll Out Count Down Thread
Replies: 172
Views: 48421

RE: Sukhoi Superjet-100 Roll Out Count Down Thread

Is it just me or is every new aircraft starting to look like Embraer, especially the nose. 787, crj c series, superjet.

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by phxplanes
Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Air Carrier Certificate Merge
Replies: 67
Views: 7063

RE: USAirways Air Carrier Certificate Merge

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by phxplanes
Tue Sep 25, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Bull Air Race At SAN 9/22/07?
Replies: 23
Views: 4461

RE: Red Bull Air Race At SAN 9/22/07?

I went on friday and was on the south side. I had a great time and will for sure go back next year. I haven't uploaded my pics to the computer yet but just like everyone said the sun was terrible. If you get the chance I would definately recommend going to one. They had a big demonstration by the na...

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by phxplanes
Tue Sep 11, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways On Parade!
Replies: 40
Views: 10243

RE: US Airways On Parade!

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by phxplanes
Tue Sep 11, 2007 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways On Parade!
Replies: 40
Views: 10243

RE: US Airways On Parade!

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by phxplanes
Tue Sep 11, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways On Parade!
Replies: 40
Views: 10243

RE: US Airways On Parade!

I could have missed something but another one that hasnt been painted yet is the beech 1900

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by phxplanes
Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SXM Low, Low, Low Landing
Replies: 72
Views: 159614

RE: SXM Low, Low, Low Landing

Do you think pilots purposely fly a little lower then normal going in there, they know everyone is watching and might want to give a little show. If I ever got to fly in there I think I would fly a little low, of course still being safe.

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by phxplanes
Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major League Baseball Team Travel
Replies: 43
Views: 5292

RE: Major League Baseball Team Travel

So my question is do the airlines make a lot of money on charter flights, I guess the must or else they wouldnt do it. It seems like it is almost a waist of an aircraft. They have to fly it to a city to pick up the team then fly the team to whatever city they are playing at then fly the plane back e...

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by phxplanes
Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant To Start "Hub" At IWA (Phoenix/ Mesa)
Replies: 159
Views: 21574

RE: Allegiant To Start "Hub" At IWA (Phoenix/ Mesa)

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by phxplanes
Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US, ZW Near-Collision On 9L At PHL Sun. 7/29
Replies: 21
Views: 6124

RE: US, ZW Near-Collision On 9L At PHL Sun. 7/29

Well from the transcript it looks like it was the pilots fault. I know the FAA hates runway incursions so what happens to the pilots when all the data comes in.

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by phxplanes
Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant To Start "Hub" At IWA (Phoenix/ Mesa)
Replies: 159
Views: 21574

Allegiant To Start "Hub" At IWA (Phoenix/ Mesa)

I saw an Alligiant plane parked at the ramp around 230 at Gateway today. Was that part of the press release/announcement/media or was that just to bring the ceo and other important people down or maybe for both.

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by phxplanes
Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First America West Express CRJ-200 In US Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 5896

RE: First America West Express CRJ-200 In US Colors

It was out of the hanger this afternoon soon it must be flying around

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by phxplanes
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First America West Express CRJ-200 In US Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 5896

RE: First America West Express CRJ-200 In US Colors

I saw it in the mesa hanger at sky harbor yesterday (friday the 27th) I dont know when it is going to enter service though. Here is the most recent picture of it in the database before the repainting. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1150...

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by phxplanes
Sat Jul 28, 2007 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Helicopters Collide In Phoenix AZ
Replies: 157
Views: 15314

RE: 2 Helicopters Collide In Phoenix AZ

Thats terrible I watch channel three all the time. RIP for both stations

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by phxplanes
Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Simulator Shots Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2094

RE: Simulator Shots Question

I dont know what the exact requirements are and what to check but I have definitely seen multiple sim shots. I noticed they put the airline name and the aircraft type with the word simulator at the end of the aircraft type. So snap away and I look forward to seeing them. Here you can see an example ...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX Monsoon 07/16/2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2345

RE: PHX Monsoon 07/16/2007

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX Monsoon 07/16/2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2345

RE: PHX Monsoon 07/16/2007

There was a huge duststorm that moved in, then just kind of sat there. Its starting to get big again. Here is a picture I took of the storm moving in. <a href="http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b51/phxplane/storm1.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b51/phxplane/storm1.jpg...

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by phxplanes
Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FedEx 727 Gear Change
Replies: 9
Views: 4474

RE: FedEx 727 Gear Change

Wow thats weird I was looking at this photo earlier and didn't even notice.

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by phxplanes
Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Non-Viewing" Window Seats
Replies: 56
Views: 19268

RE: "Non-Viewing" Window Seats

I have always wondered why they have those gaps in windows, I always figured it was for extra structural support. Here is a picture so you can see the gaps. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1230543/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a hr...

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by phxplanes
Sun Jul 08, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transformers - The Movie
Replies: 50
Views: 5686

RE: Transformers - The Movie

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by phxplanes
Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West B752 Liveries
Replies: 24
Views: 4092

RE: America West B752 Liveries

Arizona scheme is for sure still around I even saw it today. All the rest have been painted over. I was really hoping for a coast to coast 319 but I dont think that is going to happen.

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by phxplanes
Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Baggage Handling On Ground: How Does It Work?
Replies: 29
Views: 23768

RE: Baggage Handling On Ground: How Does It Work?

Well I will explain how we do it in for US in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, its similar to PHLapproach since we work for the same company. There are people that there only job is to run connecting bags. At the beginning of those people...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jun 26, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I Normally Wouldn't Do This...
Replies: 24
Views: 2452

RE: I Normally Wouldn't Do This...

Personally for a 1997 photo it doesnt look to bad. For sure not up to todays standards but a nice picture of an old classic.

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